Laptops

Nearly 60 percent of computers sold in 2011 were notebooks of one kind or another — desktop PCs, by contrast, accounted for less than 30 percent. Over the years, laptops have become generally slimmer, lighter and less power-hungry, and they will remain the staple tool of business workforces worldwide for the foreseeable future.

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The best back-to-school laptops

With back-to-school shopping in full swing, here's a look at 10 (mostly) affordable notebooks for students returning to the classroom. Most of them are helped by Intel's new fourth-generation Core processors (a.k.a. Haswell), which manage to improve both performance and battery life. That will come in handy for those all-night study sessions -- or YouTube viewing marathons.

August 18, 2013 by

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Korora 18: A screenshot tour

Korora is based on Fedora, but comes with lots and lots (and lots) of additional packages — here's my screenshot gallery of the desktops and contents.

May 7, 2013 by J.A. Watson

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10 awesome handheld computers from yesteryear

Mobile tech has advanced so fast in the last few years that it is easy to forget how long companies have been pushing the envelope in preparation of today's powerful gadgetry. Join us in a trip down memory lane as we look at early gadgets that changed the landscape forever.

April 22, 2013 by

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